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is broken is brit kirwan, chancellor of the university system of maryland; and gail mellow, president of laguardia community college in queens, new york. arguing that the business model is not broken is rick levin, president of yale university. his teammate is daniel hamburger, president of devry incorporated, a publicly held global provider of educational services, including devry university. and our audience tonight includes students, parents, people who are paying college tuitions and the leaders of other institutions of higher learning and learned journals. welcome to everyone. before we begin our debate, some background. narrator: numerous u.s. industries have struggling or failing business models today, newspapers, airlines, car companies. and some might add to that category higher education. there was a time in the 1960s when state governments provided the bulk of operating support for state colleges and universities, which kept tuition costs very low. but that changed in the 1980s. as funding began to decline, colleges and universities turned to one area they could control, increasi
of maryland, because bob ehrlich, who was governor of maryland and chose michael steele to be his running mate, is going to be pilloried because michael steele is being attacked by every republican in shoe leather, including charles krauthammer. this is the kind of judgment you have, to pick michael steele? >> it does not help barack obama, though. >> that's right, and the irony is that this is the time that republicans should be a triumphant. instead, michael steele's distraction has them back on their heels. people knew he was not a great manager or a fundraiser, but they said he was great on message. that has not exactly turned out. we have gone back and forth on this. by now "politico" is saying that republicans are more likely than not to take the house. we changed that this week and michael steele's distracting is hurting fundraising. >> this is the year where republicans have everything at their backs. the economy, discontent with obama, the gulf oil spill, everything. they keep stepping on it. they have michael steele, they have john boehner comparing the financial crisis to an ant, an
its own emigration law and california had its own and texas and maryland and maine and all the rest of the states had their own immigration laws. we would cease to be one country and each state would be its own country if they each had their own regulations. >> if the governor of arizona were on this program, her response would be we are only doing what we have done because the federal government have abdicated their responsibility to doing exactly what mr. saenz says that ought to be doing, which is to secure the border and we are only doing it because the federal government has not stepped up. >> there are certainly issues with the immigration laws and regulations. i would probably have different views of the problems, but constitutionally, the remedy for a state like arizona and the governor, who is on satisfied with the program, is to direct the representative of arizona and congress and the senate to change the law, to change the federal regulations. we don't have any self-help provision in the constitution that says if you are dissatisfied with something the federal government
they are limiting their opportunities to drive. so what we should do is look at states like maryland that have a graduated driver's license program for all new drivers regardless will of what age they are. >> we want to stop the joyriding and the kind of attitude that teens are going to get in the car with six of their friends like we've seen in the horrible horrendous accidents and take down the road and go through a stop sign and everyone dies in the car. that is what we want to try to stop. >> which is why banning cellphone use while driving and banning texting is a top priority for senator klobuchar. the stand up act forces states that do not restrict cellphone use while driving to lose federal highway funding. >> no matter what age, 23 times more likely to get in an accident if you are texting and no text is worth dying for. i find out our staff about talking about one guy who i adore who has championship texting while he drove and i'm driving with him and he is texting and it was way back when we had one seat in the senate controlled the balance in the senates. and i say so we are all wo
is an assistant professor of journalism at the university of maryland, following a 20 year career at "time" magazine, reuters and hearst newspapers. geoff morrell, secretary gates said today these two events were not related, it was not triggered by the mcchrystal flap. but do these two events taken together, the mcgri mcgris-- mcchrystal fee as sow-- fiasco and the new guidelines issuing a new chill between the military and the press. >> we hope not. and we are determined to make sure that does not result from all this. i think it's understandable that in the wake of the mcchrystal incident that there may be some members of the military who may become more reticent, more reluctant to engage in with the press for fear of the consequences. and in the wake of this memo there may be some who overinterpret it, misinterpret it as some sort of clamp-down between our engagement with the press. and that is not the case on either count. we are not trying to throw up barriers. what we are trying to do is create better communication between our building and the press corps and by extension the americ
are blocked out of the insurance market. >> reporter: popper who ran the maryland state high risk pool before he took his post at h.h.s., estimates as many as 400,000 americans may enroll in the new federally funded program. >> you talk directly to the radiation oncologist. >> reporter: 29 states in the district of columbia will run their own high-risk programs using their share of a $5 billion federal pool of money set aside. 21 others have opted out. in those states h.h.s. will run the pools through a third party administrator. to qualify applicants must be an american citizen, have been denied coverage by an insurer because of a medical condition, and be uninsured for at least six months. for carol, all of this can't come soon enough. right now he's stuck paying out of pocket for her medical care and prescription medication which she estimates totals $8,000 a year. >> for me to see my cardiologist again, i should have another echo cardio gram. that will be $1200. in the back of my mind there's always that fear, you know, if i have a twinge in my heart or one day i might be feeling a little
sfoen is professor of sports journalism at the university of maryland. he's a regular commentator on espn and a sports columnist for aol fanhouse and richard deitsch for sports from sports ill stated it thank you both for being with us. kevin blackistone what do you make of the decision? >> well, i was disappoint. i hoped that he would stay in cleveland. i certainly understand his desire and his right to exercise history agency ability. but i think that this was just handled horribly. here was a guy who had a very fine career in the nba, not only on the court but also off it too. he was one of the most beloved players i think in the league and i think that overnight evil anized his personality in the way in which he departed cleveland. he did it from a distance. he seemed to do it coldly, with calculation. and i think that really turned off a lot of people. >> woodruff: richard deitsch how did you see it. >> i agree with kevin. i think its with a cold and callous thing to go on television in sort of a one-hour information, basically saying good-bye to chief and and thanks for the
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